Agriculture Scholarships

Scholarships open to students majoring in Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry, and other related fields.

Furthering Ag Education Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Jenner Ag
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 30, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and college freshmen, sophomores, and juniors who are/will be majoring in an agriculture related field. Applicant must be a resident of Illinois or Indiana.

Taking Root Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Arborjet
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 30, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors who plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two-year or four-year college or university for the entire 2017-18 academic year. Applicant must also be planning to pursue a forestry course of study or related major (Forestry, Plant Sciences, Horticulture, Entomology, Environmental Science or other related majors).

American Jersey Cattle Association Scholarships
Sponsor: American Jersey Cattle Association
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: July 1, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to members (junior or Lifetime) of the American Jersey Cattle Association who will be enrolled in college during the 2017-2018 academic year. Applicant must show an interest and commitment to continued involvement in the Jersey dairy business. In addition to the general scholarships, there is a scholarship open specifically to students in Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia.

MFMA Scholarship
Sponsor: Maple Flooring Manufactures Association, Inc.
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: July 7, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students who will be enrolled during the 2017-2018 academic year. Applicant must submit a personal essay answering one of six given questions. Scholarship is only open to specific majors (too many to list) – see website for details.

Indiana Garden Club Scholarship
Sponsor: Indiana Garden Club
Amount: Minimum of $500
Closing Date: July 15, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to residents of Indiana County, Pennsylvania. Applicant must be majoring in ecology, horticulture, landscape design, landscape architecture, conservation, botany, forestry, agriculture, earth sciences, arboriculture, food science, forest ecosystems, plant pathology, or plant sciences.

Vermont Horse Council Adult Continuing Education Scholarships
Sponsor: Vermont Horse Council
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: August 15, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to Vermont Horse Council adult members (older than 19 years of age) for clinics, workshops, accredited secondary education class (computer based or in person), or American Horse Council events.

Southwestern Tack Scholarship Program – Supportive Field
Sponsor: Southwestern Tack
Amount: $500
Closing Date: September 1, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students who are majoring in Veterinary Medicine, Animal Husbandry, Equestrian Science, Agriculture, Farming or a related field.

HRI Scholarships
Sponsor: Horticultural Research Institute (HRI)
Amount: Up to $4,000
Closing Date: September 8, 2017
Description: Scholarships are open to students majoring in landscape, horticulture, or related majors. Students should visit website for specific requirements as the organization offers multiple scholarships with different requirements.

Land of Lincoln Livestock Breeder’s Association Scholarship
Sponsor: Land of Lincoln Livestock Breeder’s Association
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 15, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to students between the ages of 17-20 from Illinois who are members (or their family) of the LLPLBA and involved in purebred livestock. Applicant must be planning on furthering their education in an Agriculture related field.

Berrien Fragos Thorn Arts Scholarships for Migrant Farmworkers
Sponsor: Geneseo Migrant Center
Amount: Up to $2,500
Closing Date: November 1, 2017
Description: Scholarships are open to individuals 16 years of age or older who have a history of movement to obtain work in agriculture. Applicant must demonstrate an interest in pursuing further development of their talents.

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